The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy in collaboration with the Limpopo Provincial Government will host a two-day Provincial Mining Investment Conference at 09:00am on the 28-29th of September 2021 at Protea Hotel in Polokwane, Limpopo. The cross conference to be held under the theme “Growing a globally competitive and transformed mineral and energy resources sector” will bring together various stakeholders in the mining industry, including government, captains of the mining industry and State-Owned Enterprises.
The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe (MP) is expected to deliver the keynote address at the Conference. The Premier of Limpopo, Mr Stanley Mathabatha; and the MEC of Economic Development, Environment & Tourism, Mr T Mokone is also expected to address and engage with the representatives at the Conference.
Sectoral areas of discussion will include the current and future investment climate for junior and emerging miners, including any investment limitations that exist for them in the industry. Representatives are expected to develop strategies to overcome identified challenges.
The engagements will further highlight the unique provincial minerals and mining offering of the province and will share information on the commodities attracting the most exploration and development funding.